Bulletin for June 8, 2014

Community Mennonite Church

 Parkview Village Auditorium, 12184 Ninth Line, Stouffville

Our Mission: To be a growing Christian community seeking to love God and God's creation, our neighbours and ourselves.


Pastor:  Cameron Kaufman-Frey

Tel.:  905-640-9730

 June 8, 2014



Upcoming Worship



Sunday June 15:  Guest speaker, Chris Jarvis, from L’Arche Daybreak, 11:00am


Sunday June 22:  Church Picnic, Blessing Service for our Graduates


Sunday June 29:  Ecumenical Church Service at Strawberry Festival, no worship service at Parkview

Summer Schedule:  In July & August, all Worship services will be at 10:00am   





Pentecost Celebration



Prelude – time of quiet reflection


Call to Worship

Opening Songs



Dramatic Reading based on Acts 2:1-21


I Corinthians 12:1-11





Offering of our Gifts

Sharing and Prayer










Thursday, June 19 - MCC Ontario 2014 Annual General Meeting at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church. 

Theme:              Sharing God's love and compassion

Guest Speaker:  Bonnie Klassen, MCC Area Director for South America and Mexico. 

Schedule:          6:00  p.m. - Supper Gathering

                          6:30 p.m.  - 40 Years of Thrift Celebration

                          7:00 p.m.  - Worship, speakers, business meeting

Register by June 10:  Call 1-800-313-6226 or online at mcco.ca

Church picnic

PLUS  Wedding Shower for Rebecca Steiner and PJ Koop!

Come celebrate with us on Sunday June 22, 10:30am start

At Ken and Esther’s – 5309 Durham Rd 30, Stouffville

Remember to bring: place settings for the meal, chairs/blankets, sunscreen/hats, and first course potluck items (dessert will be provided!), a “travel sized gift” for the shower, and a bathing suit and towel if you intend to go down the waterslide!

Please bring your food in a cooler as there is no refrigerator


Emergency Assistance to Nigeria   MCC is beginning immediate emergency food assistance in Nigeria to families displaced by the conflict and activities of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Please donate today by going to donate.mcc.org/project/nigeria-emergency-assistance, by calling 1-800-313-6226 or to 203-50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, N2G 3R1. More information about MCC's ongoing response is available at mcccanada.ca

Skills Retreat Weekend at Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, June 20-22, 2014 : Learn how to build a backyard, wood-fired bread oven! Sessions will be led by experienced oven builders Alfred Rempel & Tim Dyck. Food will be prepared by John Bergen of City Café Bakeries using a wood-fired oven. Paul Born, executive director of Tamarack Institute and author of Deepening Community along with Will Winterfeld will lead an evening discussion on using wood-fired ovens and other projects as tools for developing and deepening community in our neighbourhoods, towns and cities. For more information or to register: www.slmc.ca/retreats or 510-422-3200 or retreats@slmc.ca

Celebrate World Refugee Day in KW by

"Walking with Refugees for a stronger Canada".  

Sat, June 21 | 10 am – 12 pm 

Meet at Reception House (101 David, Kitchener) and end at Victoria Park for the opening ceremonies of the KW Multicultural Festival.  
June 20th marks World Refugee Day, when the entire international community celebrates the stories, the perseverance, and the contributions of refugees. Walking four kilometers in the shoes of refugees, we will visit important locations in KW, hear about what caused them to flee, about life in the land that has welcomed them...and their aspirations for the future.  You will moved and informed - Join us! 
By Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support in partnership with KW Multicultural Centre, Mennonite Central Committee, Reception House Waterloo Region and Welcome Home Refugee Housing Community



Visit our website: www.cmchurch.ca

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or call Gabrielle at 905-640-3180 by Thursday evening